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Integration Custom Widget

Question asked by mturnbullesriaustralia-com-au-esridist Employee on Jun 3, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 4, 2015 by junshan_liu-esristaff

Hi WABers

I am looking to build a custom widget to accept messages from a local desktop C# app and pass those messages to the Data manager to be processed by other custom widgets.

What I am looking to do is have the widget, load on startup and register some sort of handle for the web app instance with the C# app. Then the C# app at some point down the track could send a message back to the widget using the handle. Don't know if this is technically possible, but thought I would ask to see if anyone knows if this can be done.

My fall back position would be for the widget to poll a local file for some content placed in it by the C# app, but I would like to avoid the polling approach if possible.


Thanks in advance.